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The Second Republic of Consciousness Prize Spotlight

Now in its second year, The Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses is making waves and highlighting the superb and genuinely original writing being published by diverse independent publishers. “Most writers make less than […]

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Siân Williams The Childrens Bookshow Interview

Book Blast interview with Siân Williams founder of The Childrens Bookshow Siân Williams, what is The Children’s Bookshow and how did you dream up the idea? It’s a national tour which takes place each autumn […]

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Larry Tremblay The Orange Grove Review

Book Blast reviews Peirene No. 23 The Orange Grove by Larry Tremblay: a novel which explores resilience, human relations and survival even in the face of the horror of war and ethnic and religious conflict. […]

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The Photographer Meike Ziervogel Review

Meike Ziervogel writes, “As long as you can keep disorder at bay you have control. You can see clearly, you know what step to take next. Albert can’t stand chaos. He used to be able […]

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Polly Pattullo Papillote Press Interview

Book Blast interview with the founder of Papillote Press which is based in Dominica and publishes fiction and non-fiction, including children’s books, reflecting the island’s rich culture and literary heritage. Are (were) your parents great […]

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Beauty Victims at Le Palace 3:AM Magazine BB Archive

An early article, Beauty Victims at Le Palace, by Georgia de Chamberet especially written for 3:AM Magazine first published in 2005. During a recent trip to Paris, I mentioned to various French publishers that in the UK, […]

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What do Book Editors Want? Spotlight

“What do book editors want?” was one of the headline discussion panels held six days ago at the French Institute in London as part of this year’s Britain and Creative Europe Programme. Britain is part […]